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Nathaniel Merriman

Also Known As: "Merriam"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Tenderden, Kent, England
Death: Died in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Center Street Cemetery, Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of George Merriman and Hannah Merriman
Husband of Abigail Merriman; Abigail Merriman (Olney) and Joan Merriman
Father of Mary Curtis; Hannah Benham Ives; Abigail White; Moses Merriman (twin); Grace Merriman and 4 others
Half brother of Elizabeth Norman; John Merriman and (No Name)

Occupation: Captain, He was an original proprietor of Wallingford Connecticut, Military
Managed by: Private User
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About Nathaniel Merriman

Profile is locked but DOB appears to be 1613 not 1614. Photo of Memorial Stone placed June 2013 is imported under Media.

http://www.archive.org/stream/reunionofdescend00merriala/reunionofdescend00merriala_djvu.txt 1913 reunion ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Nathaniel MERRIMAN [Parents] 1, 2 was born 3 on 2 Jun 1613 in London, England. He died 4, 5 on 13 Feb 1694 in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He was buried 6 UNKNOWN in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He married 7 Joan LINES in 1650 in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

Joan LINES [Parents] 1, 2 was born 3 on 20 Oct 1628 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. She died 4 on 8 Dec 1709 in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. She was buried 5 UNKNOWN in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. She married 6 Nathaniel MERRIMAN in 1650 in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

They had the following children:

  1. Nathaniel MERRIMAN 1, 2 was born 3 in 1646 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He died 4 on 19 Dec 1675 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
  2. Hannah MERRIMAN
  3. John MERRIMAN 1, 2 was born 3 on 26 Sep 1651 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He died 4, 5 on 26 Sep 1651 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
  4. Abigail MERRIMAN
  5. Elizabeth MERRIMAN 1 was born 2 in 1657. She died UNKNOWN.
  6. Mary MERRIMAN
  7. John (Jo) MERRIMAN
  8. Samuel MERRIMAN 1, 2 was born 3, 4 on 29 Sep 1662 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He died 5 on 29 Sep 1694 in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
  9. Caleb MERRIMAN
  10. Moses MERRIMAN 1, 2 was born 3, 4 in 1667 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He died UNKNOWN.
  11. MERRIMAN 1, 2 was born 3, 4 in 1667 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He died 5 in 1667 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
  12. Elizabeth MERRIMAN 1, 2 was born 3, 4 on 14 Sep 1669 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. She died 5 on 2 Feb 1749 in Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. She was buried 6 UNKNOWN in Old Graveyard, Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
  13. Grace MERRIMAN 1, 2 was born 3, 4 in 1671 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. She died UNKNOWN.
  14. Sarah MERRIMAN 1, 2 was born 3, 4 in 1673 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. She died UNKNOWN.

Married 1646 in Wallingford, New Haven, CT Joan Lines.

Children:

Nathaniel

john

Hannah

Mary

John

Samuel

Caleb

Eliz

Abigail

Nathaniel Merriman (1613-1694)

Parents

Father: George Merriman (1559-1656)

Children

Son: Nathaniel Merriman (1648-1675)

Son: John Merriman (1651-1651)

Daughter: Hannah Merriman (1653-????)

Daughter: Abigail Merriman (1654-????)

Daughter: Mary Merriman (1657-????)

Great-great-great-great-great grandmother of Winston Churchill

Great-great-great-great-great grandmother of Glenn Curtiss

Great-great-great-great-great-great grandmother of Rockwell Kent

Great-great-great-great-great-great grandmother of Tom Mix

Great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandmother of Ralph Bellamy

Great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandmother of Ernest Hemingway

and

great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandmother of Mariel Hemingway

Son: John Merriman (1659-1741)

Great-great grandfather of Townsend Harris

Great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandfather of Lucille Ball

Great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandfather of James Spader

Son: Samuel Merriman (1662-1694)

Son: Caleb Merriman (1665-1703)

Great-great-great-great-great grandfather of Audrey Munson

Great-great-great-great-great-great grandfather of Molly Yard

Great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandfather of Stewart Brand

Great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandfather of Steve Case

Son: Moses Merriman (1667-1667)

Daughter: Elizabeth Merriman (1669-1749)

Great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandmother of Clint Eastwood

Siblings

Brother: Joseph Merriman (about 1590-????)

Brother: John Merriman (1611-16??)

Brother: John Merriman (1614-after 1655)

Sister: Elizabeth Merriman (1615-after 1655)

Spouse

Wife: Joan Lines (1628-1709)

Born

June 2, 1613, in Tenterden, Ashford, Kent, England

Died

February 13, 1694, in Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut

Sources:

1. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (R), Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998, AFN:969K-HH, .

www.familysearch.com

2. 2James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England, Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., .

NS016343

Source Media Type: Book.

3. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (R), AFN:969K-HH.

4. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (R), AFN:969K-HH.

5. James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England, AFN:969K-HH.

"aged 80."

6. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (R), AFN:969K-HH.

7. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Joan LINES

Sources:

1. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (R), Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998, AFN:969K-JN, .

www.familysearch.com

NS016823

Source Media Type: Electronic.

2. James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England, Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., .

NS016343

Source Media Type: Book.

"first name only."

3. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (R), AFN:969K-JN.

4. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (R), AFN:969K-JN.

5. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (R), AFN:969K-JN.

6. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (R), AFN:969K-HH.

7. Paul Herbig.email: prfssrpah@aol.com

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http://www.geocities.com/ckhansgw/merriman.htm#NATHANIEL1

1. NATHANIEL1 MERRIMAN (GEORGEa, GREGORYb, THOMASc) was born 1613 in London, Eng, and died 1693 in Wallingford, CT He married (1) ABIGAIL OLNEY 1649 in Wallingford, CT, daughter of WILLIAM OLNEY. He married (2) Jane Lines 1680, from Hadley, MA.

Nathaniel's father George made his Will, Oct 31, 1655 in London and in it states:

"I do give unto my son Nathaniel Merriman, now resident in New England, the sum of ten pounds of lawful English money..."

Nathaniel came from London to Boston in The Whale, on May 26, 1632. In 1637 he fought in the Pequot war and in 1640 was listed as one of the original planters of the New Haven colony. In 1669, along with 38 men, signed an agreement regarding the settlement of Wallingford, CT. He was allotted 6 acres on the northeast corner and 6 acres on the northwest corner of the present Main and Ward St.

For more information see "Reunion of Descendants of Nathaniel Merriman" by Donald Lines Jacobus 1913.

Children of NATHANIEL MERRIMAN and ABIGAIL OLNEY are:

Nathaniel MERRIMAN, born Abt. 1649; died Dec 19, 1675 in King Philip's war.

John MERRIMAN, born Abt. 1650; died Sep 26, 1651 in New Haven, CT.

HANNAH MERRIMAN, born May 16, 1651 in New Haven, CT.

ABIGAIL MERRIMAN, born Apr 18, 1654 in New Haven, CT.

Mary MERRIMAN, born Jul 12, 1657 in New Haven, CT.

John MERRIMAN, born Feb 1659/60 in New Haven, CT; died 1741.

Samuel MERRIMAN, born Sep 29, 1662 in New Haven, CT; died Sep 25, 1694.

CALEB MERRIMAN, born May 1665 in New Haven, CT; died 1703 in Wallingford, CT.

MERRIMAN, born 1667.

Elizabeth MERRIMAN, born Sep 14, 1669 in New Haven, CT.

IMMIGRANT ANCESTOR

Immigrant from London in the "Whale" 1632 to Boston

Nathaniel Merriman, Captain, son of George Merriman of London, born 2 June 1613 England, died 13 February 1693/4 aged 80 Wallingford, Ct. He married 1649 Joan ( ) #2339. She died 8 December 1709 aged 81 at Wallingford. Nathaniel came from London England in the "Whale" to Boston, Ma. in 1632. He appeared at New Haven, 1641; He served in the Pequot War; a signer of the "Fundamental Agreement" of the New Haven Colonists; Ensign of the New Haven Artillery Company in 1662. In October 1665 he was confirmed Sergeant, of the New Haven Train band by the General Court. In 1672 he removed to Wallingford, where he was confirmed Lieutenant of the Train band in 1672. On 1 November 1675 he was appointed Captain of the Troop of Dragoons raised in New Haven in King Philip's War, and in 1691-92 was by vote continued in that office. He signed the Plantation Covenant at New Haven in 1639, and in 1673 was on a committee to fix the boundary lines between Wallingfrd and other towns. He served as deputy to the General Court from Wallingford. Although he was not a resident, he was allowed 5 acres on his taxable New Haven estate, undoubtedly for war service in the Pequot War.

Children:

Nathaniel d. 19 Dec 1675 in King Phillip's War

John b. 26 Sept 1651 New Haven

Hannah b. 16 May 1651 New Haven, m. 1 12 Nov 1668 New Haven to John Ives; m. 2nd, 17 Aug 1682 Wallingford to Joseph Benham.

ABIGAIL m. John Hitchcock

Mary b. 12 July 1657 New Haven, bp 27 June 1661 New Haven, m. 9 June 1674 Wallingford to Thomas Curtis.

John b. Feb 1659 New Haven, bp 27 June 1661 New Haven, d. 1741, Captain, m. 1st, 28 Mar 1683 Wallingford to Hannah Lines, d. of Ralph and Alice Lines. Ch: Esther, Abigail, George. He m. 2nd, 20 Nov 1690 Wallingford to Elizabeth Peck, d. of John and Mary (Moss) Peck. Ch: John, Israel, Sarah, Elizabeth, Mary, Caleb. He m. 3rd, Hannah (Dewey) Newberry, wid. of Benjamin Newberry, divorced. He m. 4th, Elizabeth Brown, d. of Eleazer and Sarah (Bulkeley) Brown, and wid of both Michael Todd and Samuel Street.

Samuel b. 29 Sep 1662 New Haven, d. 25 Sep 1694, m. Anna Street, d. of Samuel and Anna (Miles) Street. Ch: Nathaniel d. y., Nathaniel, Theophilus, Samuel.

Caleb b. May 1665 New Haven, d. 19 July 1703 Wallingford, Corpl., m. 9 July 1690 Wallingford, Mary, d. of Eliasaph and Mary Preston. She m. 2nd, Samuel Munson. Ch: Moses, Elizabeth, Eliasaph, Hannah, Phebe, Lydia d. y., Lydia, 2 sons, b. and d. 1667

Elizabeth b. 14 Sept 1669 New Haven, d. 2 Feb 1749 aged 81, m. 1st, 2 Dec 1685 Ebenezer Lewis, m. 2nd William Frederick.

Contact:

Susan Dorris

dorris@onecliq.net

-------------------- Nathaniel came from London England in the "Whale" to Boston, Ma. in 1632. He appeared at New Haven, 1641; He served in the Pequot War; a signer of the "Fundamental Agreement" of the New Haven Colonists; Ensign of the New Haven Artillery Company in 1662. In October 1665 he was confirmed Sergeant, of the New Haven Train band by the General Court. In 1672 he removed to Wallingford, where he was confirmed Lieutenant of the Train band in 1672. On 1 November 1675 he was appointed Captain of the Troop of Dragoons raised in New Haven in King Philip's War, and in 1691-92 was by vote continued in that office. He signed the Plantation Covenant at New Haven in 1639, and in 1673 was on a committee to fix the boundary lines between Wallingfrd and other towns. He served as deputy to the General Court from Wallingford. Although he was not a resident, he was allowed 5 acres on his taxable New Haven estate, undoubtedly for war service in the Pequot War.

Source: http://www.geni.com/people/Nathaniel-Merriman/354328219220012189?through=354338196310010889 -------------------- Families of Ancient New Haven by Donald Lines Jacobus, pg. 750, 910, 1167 -------------------- Nathaniel came from London England in the "Whale" to Boston, Ma. in 1632. He appeared at New Haven, 1641; He served in the Pequot War; a signer of the "Fundamental Agreement" of the New Haven Colonists; Ensign of the New Haven Artillery Company in 1662. In October 1665 he was confirmed Sergeant, of the New Haven Train band by the General Court. In 1672 he removed to Wallingford, where he was confirmed Lieutenant of the Train band in 1672. On 1 November 1675 he was appointed Captain of the Troop of Dragoons raised in New Haven in King Philip's War, and in 1691-92 was by vote continued in that office. He signed the Plantation Covenant at New Haven in 1639, and in 1673 was on a committee to fix the boundary lines between Wallingfrd and other towns. He served as deputy to the General Court from Wallingford. Although he was not a resident, he was allowed 5 acres on his taxable New Haven estate, undoubtedly for war service in the Pequot War.

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http://ia600408.us.archive.org/12/items/reunionofdescend00merriala/reunionofdescend00merriala.pdf

Report of the 300th reunion of Nathaniel descendants in 1913.

400th year reunion held in Wallingford Ct June 2013. Attended by over 150 descendants.

E MacKenzie 9th in descent from Nathaniel through Mary, Hannah and Abigail and Caleb.
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Nathaniel Merriman's Timeline

1614
June 2, 1614
Tenderden, Kent, England
1632
May 26, 1632
Age 17
Ship "Whale" Arrived in Boston at age of 19 years
1647
June 2, 1647
Age 33
England, (Present UK)
1650
1650
Age 35
Wallingford, New Haven Colony, (Present Connecticut), (Present USA)
1651
May 16, 1651
Age 36
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

May 16, 1651
New Haven, CT

1654
April 18, 1654
Age 39
New Haven, New Haven Colony, (Present Connecticut)
1657
July 12, 1657
Age 43
New Haven, New Haven Colony
1659
February 28, 1659
Age 44
New Haven , Connecticut
1662
September 29, 1662
Age 48
New Haven, New Haven, CT
1665
May 16, 1665
Age 50
Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)